1964: The year fashion promoted a revolution, not just a brand!

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dark green quote 1Clothes make the man but often imprison the woman.
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………………………….Kerry Cue, Sibylesque (Written for this post).

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This is the story of a Fashion Revolution

1. How our mothers dressed in 1960.

1 Melbourne Cup 1960  island continent blog

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2. How we dressed in 1964.

1a Beatles Concert Brisbane 1964 qsl archive

 

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3. We wore the same clothes as our mothers and the same UNDERWEAR too!

2 panty girdle barbarafalconernewhall

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4. Ads were patronising. This was pre-feminism! Women, apparently, didn’t have brains back then.

3 Berlei Sarong Girdle  pinterest

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5. Mothers bought girdles for their girls, but they were a fashion statement!

4 1960s Girdle eBay

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6. Bloomers could be wore over the ‘tarty’ suspender belts!

5 witches britches eBay

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7. 1964: The revolution begins ….

6 Anita 1964 Flikr Paul Galesko photostream

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8. 1965: Now hemlines go up, Up, UP!

8a JeanShrimpton Derby Day 1965  The Vine Blog

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9. 1966: Mother cannot wear this new mini-skirt fashion!

7 Mini skirt is born vintageeveryday blog

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10. 1967: The mini-skirt becomes the hottest fashion.

9 Melbourne Cup 1967   pinterest

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11. 1968: The mini-skirt goes mainstream

9a  mini 63highlanders blog

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12. 1969: The mini-skirt defines Pop Culture

10 Go Go Dancer Sandy    Goretro blog

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13. Don’t forget the boots …

11 Go Go Dancer Boot

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14. 1970: Mama don’t rule no more!

12 Hot Pants  dellamoda blog

Photo Source: 1. Islandcontinent blog, 2. Queensland State Library Archive, 3. barbarafalconernewhall blog, 4. pinterest, 5.eBay, 6. eBay, 7. Flikr Paul Galesko photostream, 8. The Vine, 9. vintageeveryday blog, 10. pinterest, 11. 63highlanders blog, 12. goretro blog, 13 eBay, 14. dellamoda blog

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  1. […] Look at these uni students of ’62. They are conservatively dressed. Some are even wearing ties! In the early ‘60s young people dressed like their parents. Boys wore ties. Girls wore suits. The fans that mobbed The Beatles in 1964 dressed like their parents. Even The Beatles wore ties! The Youth Culture, however, was about to begin. ( See 1964: The year fashion promoted a revolution, not just a brand! ) […]

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